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"Your son is a woman!" cried a strange voice at me from my friend's answering machine. "Oh that's from Paris is Burning," he explained later. "You never saw that?" The rising inflection in his voice telling me I should. A gay black man who grew up in the deep South, Willy was celebrating the 20th anniversary of the film that taught him he could make his own community. About time I saw this thing. The film documents the houses that poor gay men flocked to as far back as the 1960s, according to one of its interviewees, Dorian Corey. Read More
  Breast cancer is a concern for all of us. We all have a mother, a sister, grandmother or friend who has fought the uphill battle with cancer. Some of us have tales of triumph, and some of sorrow. Local Burlesque dancer, The Incredible Edible Akynos, is determined that her aunt, Angela, will have a story of victory. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, Angela has been struggling to afford not only her medications and vital chemotherapy sessions but also the care of her three children on a dwindling hairdresser’s salary. Read More
Today is National Day of Silence, organized by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), to draw attention to anti-LGBT bullying and harassment.  In its 14th year, the Day of Silence has become the largest student-led action towards creating safer schools for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Read More
It may not be approved by Mattel, but the new Rev. Barbie comes to you from the House of God. That's right, an Episcopal priest from Kent, Ohio (Rev. Julie Blake Fisher) has designed the latest professional incarnation for Barbie. The Episcopal Church has been ordaining women since 1976, though not without controversy. Women are kept out of leadership position in many evangelical and Pentecostal churches. And of course the Catholic Church does not ordain women at all. Read More

What she said.

BY Lisa Kirchner in General

Ever read a BUST review and thought, Whaa? But I loved [insert album/book here]. Well bitches, here's your chance. We've gone and posted our book and music reviews so now you can come to the rescue. Or not. Agree or disagree--and we know you do--tell the world  at bust.com. You'll find all reviews in the top menu bar, under the handy label, "Reviews." Select books or music. Search for your listing, and when you find it, just click the "write review" button in the lower right-hand corner. That will open the listing. Read More
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